Upcoming nature events in Portland

Hike series with Friends of the Columbia River Gorge

Hike series with Oregon Wild

Fall nature classes at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

November-June | Lunch with the Birds! | Hillsboro Parks & Recreation

November 15-December 16 | Nikki McClure art exhibit (talk/signing on 11/14) | LAND Gallery

November 15 | Workshop with Jon Young  – Mind of a Mentor | 8 Shields PDX

November 15 | Scouters Mountain nature hike | Metro

November 15 | Hike with Marcy Houle | Forest Park Conservancy

November 15 | Susan Blackaby presents The Twelve Days of Christmas in Oregon | Annie Bloom’s Books

November 16 | Nature Days in the Park: Foothills Park | THPRD

November 17 | National Take a Hike Day – wherever, just get outside and take a hike!

November 21 | Book talk: Welcome to Subirdia with John Marzluff | Oregon Wildlife

November 21 | Kids Nature Night Out: Geology Rocks | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

November 21 | Park After Dark: Owl Prowl | Cooper Mountain Nature Park

November 22-23 | Wild Arts Festival | Audubon Society of Portland

November 23 | Thanksgiving walk at Oxbow Regional Park | Metro

November 23 | Forest Fungi: Mycological Marvels of Tryon Creek | Friends of Tryon Creek

November 29 | Classroom Discovery Days: Marvelous Moss | Friends of Tryon Creek

December 3 | Night at the Refuge | Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

December 9 | Nature Night: Prowling for Owls! with Scott Carpenter | Audubon Society of Portland

December 12 | Kids Nature Night Out: Frozen | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

December 13 | Park After Dark: Owl Prowl | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Regular nature outings (check websites for seasonal scheduling): Nature Days in the Park and Nature Mobile from Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s Natural Resources, Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden, Story and Strolls and Guided Nature Walks at Tryon Creek State Park, Ladybug Nature Walks with Portland Parks & Recreation, Puddle Stompers at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Bird Walks for adults and kids through Backyard Bird Shop, free field trips with Audubon Society of Portland volunteers, Library events with The Bug Chicks, Tadpole Tales with Columbia Slough Watershed Council, Farm Fridays at Zenger Farm, and Second Saturdays at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver, WA.

– $2 admission at OMSI the first Sunday of every month
– $3 admission at the World Forestry Center the first Wednesday of every month
– $4 admission at the Oregon Zoo the second Tuesday of every month
– FREE admission at the Portland Art Museum the fourth Friday of every month, 5-8pm
– FREE admission at the Portland Children’s Museum the first Friday of every month, 4-8pm
– FREE admission at the Oregon Historical Society & Museum every day for Multnomah County residents

*My friend Laura posts a monthly listing of kid and family-friendly events of natural, scientific, and cultural interest. November’s list is here.

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